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resigned

  

      adj   characteristic of or proceeding from an attitude of resignation; acquiescent or submissive  
  resignedly      adv  
  resignedness      n  
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exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
v.
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
exp.
to be staggering
Das ist ein Hammer!
exp.
be kept waiting
adj.
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
v.
spoil someone's plans; spoil someone's pleasure or joy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but we will not be able to host your birthday party next week.
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
n.
To surmount, to be victorious
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
adj.
to be gutsy means to have guts
to be gutsy: avoir du cran
adj.
not able to be mixed or combined
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
abbr. acron.
Short for "to be honest".
[Fam.]
n.
Abandoning something that one has intimate knowledge of for something unknown and probably highly risky to one's well-being.
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
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